Peaches are a member of the stone fruit family and full of health benefits. They boast high levels of vitamins, carotenoids, polyphenols, and other nutrients that can prevent a wide range of conditions. Additionally, some types are available year-round, making peaches an easy addition to any diet.


1. Vitamin and Caloric Content

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, one raw, medium peach weighing around five ounces has 58 calories. It provides about 6% of the daily recommendation of vitamin A, 15% of vitamin C, and 2% of vitamins E, K, niacin, folate, iron, choline, phosphorus, magnesium, manganese, zinc, and copper. A single peach also supplies nine milligrams of calcium and 287 milligrams of potassium.

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